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The boys of summer are back

WHATCOM — Chad Richter stepped off the mound Monday afternoon after the first inning of Meridian’s game against Sultan. The talented senior pitcher had just allowed three runs. He jogged off the field, ...

Hitting the links

LYNDEN — At this time last year, Lynden golf coach Russ Dorr had a goal on his mind. He wanted to help his team win a Northwest Conference title and make a deep run into the district tournament. After ...
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Fastpitch under way

WHATCOM — Whenever a team is able to return the majority of its starters, it’s a great benefit in building toward the future. For Lynden Lions fastpitch, coach Steve Petersen welcomes back eight key ...

Babysitter clinic set for April, May

LYNDEN — The Lynden Fire Department hosts a babysitter clinic for those wanting to gain certification in CPR and first aid, learn how to use a fire extinguisher and learn home safety and kid-friendly ...

Hinotes Crossfit gym a workout

LYNDEN — Matt Lovelady has taken his love and experience with strength training and conditioning and turned it into a growing business at Hinotes Corner. His Crossfit iluvit gym opened in January and ...

See if you’re cut out for rodeo — camp coming here April 6

LYNDEN ­— For all ages, those who have thought about trying rodeo get their chance on Saturday, April 6, at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. An official PRCA Championship Rodeo Camp, one of only ...

Ecology and port looking at Blaine Harbor cleanup

BELLINGHAM — Plans to investigate the extent of contamination in Blaine Harbor from past industrial work are moving forward with a legal agreement between the Washington Department of Ecology and the ...

Extra officers out over this weekend

WHATCOM ­— Washington law enforcement agencies will take part in a special impaired-driving crackdown March 14-18 over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Extra officers from the Bellingham, Ferndale, ...

CharterFest April 27-28 on waterfront

BELLINGHAM — At the eighth CharterFest at Squalicum Harbor April 27-28, more than 50 sailboats and powerboats will be on display to climb aboard and explore, with vessels available for sale, charter ...

Regular Bellingham Farmers Market restarts April 6

BELLINGHAM ­— The regular weekly Bellingham Farmers Market resumes on Saturday, April 6, with Opening Day festivities at 10 a.m. at the Railroad Avenue location. The final monthly winter market takes ...